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The REACH Opening FestivalThe Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 22 Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.
An Evening with Audra McDonaldCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Sep 28 McDonald performs her trademark mix of hits from Broadway and the Great American Songbook.
David SedarisThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15 Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.
Escaped AloneSignature Theatre
Sep. 24 – Nov. 3 Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.
REMIX: The Future is FemaleSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Sep 26 This happy hour event is all about music, art and women celebrating women.
Cirque MeiCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19 Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.
Whose Live Anyway?Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12 An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions
Mariinsky Ballet: PaquitaThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13 Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.
Tue. Oct 15 LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour.
National Philharmonic: Eroica & BeethovenStrathmore
Thru Sep. 22 “Eroica” Symphony is a groundbreaking work in Beethoven’s stylistic development, bringing together classical control and romantic exuberance.
Tue. Sep 24 Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,
1 Henry IVFolger Theatre
Thru Oct. 13 Honor is a two-edged sword.
Washington Performing Arts: Melbourne SymphonyThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Oct 16
Washington Performing Arts: Pink MartiniThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Oct 13
Joe Chambers, M'BoomThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Oct 4
DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletXThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26
Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent MythNational Archives
Tue. Sep 24
Merce Cunningham Centennial: Compagnie Centre National de Danse Contemporaine-AngersThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 3 – 5
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
Washington Performing Arts: Chick Corea TrilogyStrathmore
Wed. Oct 30
Washington Performing Arts: Drew PetersenThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19
Broadway Center Stage: FootlooseThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 9 – 13
Kid Prince and PabloThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3
NemrThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 5